The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 85 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.32% 0.81% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.92% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 5
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £28,400 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 12 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Chester - 4 £29,750 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 47 (87.04%) SQL
2 43 (79.63%) Validation
2 43 (79.63%) Software Testing
2 43 (79.63%) .NET
3 41 (75.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (74.07%) SQL Server
5 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (57.41%) ISEB
7 30 (55.56%) Defect Management
7 30 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (55.56%) XML
8 29 (53.70%) ETL
9 28 (51.85%) MS Excel
9 28 (51.85%) Windows
10 27 (50.00%) HP UFT
10 27 (50.00%) MSTest
10 27 (50.00%) Test Scripting
10 27 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
11 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (38.89%) Web Services
13 19 (35.19%) Finance
13 19 (35.19%) QA
14 18 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (29.63%) Java
16 16 (29.63%) Test Planning
17 14 (25.93%) Functional Testing
18 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
18 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (55.56%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (20.37%) CMS
3 4 (7.41%) Mule
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (51.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (75.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 27 (50.00%) MSTest
3 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.70%) Toad
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Sahi
5 1 (1.85%) WatiN
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Analyst
2 45 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 38 (70.37%) Senior Analyst
4 37 (68.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 31 (57.41%) SQL Analyst
6 27 (50.00%) Web Analyst
6 27 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
7 26 (48.15%) Senior Web Analyst
8 18 (33.33%) ETL Analyst
9 17 (31.48%) Service Analyst
10 11 (20.37%) Functional Analyst
10 11 (20.37%) Functional Test Analyst
11 10 (18.52%) Web Applications Analyst
12 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (7.41%) Technical Test Analyst
13 3 (5.56%) Tester
14 2 (3.70%) Performance Tester
14 2 (3.70%) Senior QA Analyst
14 2 (3.70%) Server Analyst
14 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 30 (55.56%) XML
3 21 (38.89%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) JSON
4 4 (7.41%) REST
4 4 (7.41%) WSDL
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Software Testing
1 43 (79.63%) Validation
2 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (55.56%) Defect Management
4 29 (53.70%) ETL
5 27 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (29.63%) Test Planning
8 14 (25.93%) Functional Testing
9 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
10 11 (20.37%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.96%) System Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 5 (9.26%) SDLC
13 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Workflow
15 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
15 3 (5.56%) Test Management
16 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
16 2 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (87.04%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) C#
4 1 (1.85%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) ISEB
2 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) F5
2 2 (3.70%) Siebel
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago